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Feb 9, 2013 11:45am EST
is hopeful, our journey goes forward and the state of our union is strong. next tuesday, president obama -- >> tuesday, president obama delivers his state of the union address, followed by the gop response and your reaction. the state of the union, tuesday night on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. an historian on mary todd lincoln. >> three of her four children died. one in the white house, one shortly after her husband nick -- assassination. the kind of grief this woman was going through was amazing, and the folks demonized her for that, thought she was crazy. we found out she was not crazy, but mary todd was a significant person and hopefully someday we get a view of the range range of things that impacted her life, not just the tragedy. >> c-span's new series examining the public and private lives of the women that served as first lady with seizing one beginning on but mary todd was a significant person and hopefully someday we get a view of the range range of things that impacted her life, not just the tragedy. at 9:00 p.m. eastern pacific -- eastern. >> today, state of the state
CSPAN
Feb 3, 2013 9:35pm EST
for president obama. in union household votes we worked to expand the way the vote not only interacted at the ballot box but impacted voters knocking on doors and talking to people in their communities and believe that is the most effective way to move a message. and the vote that came larger and more progressive. we are proud of a 77% win ratio. you've heard folks begin to focus on the sunlight's foundation analysis. they said they were 84% efficient. where we invested we got an 84% return on our investment. something we are proud of given the economic imbalance that exist. and i want to share with you some numbers our members did in the field. one our members knocked on 5.5 million doors across the country over a 240 day span. for those of you who have knocked a door for a weekend, you know how daunting a task that is. we had members who knocked on doors 240 days so real dedication. 75,000 new registered voters. we invested $4.3 until voter registration this year to ensure the tact i cans being put-- the tactics being put forward to suppress the vote were not successful. over the air
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
of the union address tomorrow night. later this week, work on a bill that would overturn president obama's executive order giving federal employees across-the- board pay increases. follow the house live here on c- span when members return tomorrow. and the senate is in session today. they gambled in earlier to continue work on the bill authorizing the violence against women act. that legislation provides prosecution for violent crimes committed against women, while enhancing provisions for native american, guay, and other victims. final passage vote is expected tomorrow. watch the senate live on c- span2. tomorrow, the senate armed services committee holds a hearing on the series of automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. those cuts are scheduled to start taking place march 1. we will hear testimony from deputy defense secretary ashton carter and members of the joint chiefs of staff on what the impact of sequestration will be. see the hearing live tuesday at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span3. earlier today, pope benedict xvi announced he will resign february 28 due to health concerns.
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
spending cuts scheduled to begin in march as well as president obamas state of the union address and what the credit house members did at the three-day retreat this week in leesburg, virginia. this is a little bit about what he had to say in the interview. [video clip]>> i would prefer to see us resolve this before we hit that much one trigger date. i do believe that if we go over it, i hope republicans will come to their senses. >> what is the game plan if we go over the deadline? how much time do you think that congress and the white house has to deal with it before it becomes a economic draft? >> it has already become an economic drag. look at the last quarter economic numbers from last year. you saw a downturn in economic activity. a factor behind that has been the anticipation of the across- the-board cuts. if you are getting a slowdown in cuts, it will get worse once one set march -- 1 deadline hits. you are raising the question about all of the things upon us. march 27 is when the government 's authority to operate neends. republicans have moved to the debt ceiling debate to may 18
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 7:00am EST
president obama will deliver the state of the union tomorrow, we will have full coverage of the president and the gop response. you can post your thoughts on our facebook page. on marker rubio giving the response for the republicans, here is the washington times below the fold this morning. here is a " -- that is "the washington times," on senator markhor rubio." let me show you two different takes on the economy here in the papers this morning. "u.s. a today," according to a survey -- two different perspectives on the economy this morning. we are talking about sequestration, march 1 is the deadline for congress and the president to come up with something to avoid sequestration. kevin, an independent scholar, what do you think? democrats want tax increases. caller: i think they should cut the medicaid and medicare. the president has to realize he had senior citizens with fixed income and they depend on medicare and medicaid to help with their medical bills. i agree with the caller from ohio. the economy is tough already. what happens if they did not come into the station on march 1. what
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 4:45pm EST
unprecedented dangers, yet the state of our union has never been stronger. >> it is because of our people that our future is helpful in our journey goes forward and the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivering this year's address live on c-span with a preview starting at 8:00 p.m. and the president at 9:00 followed by the gop response and your reaction. the state of the union tuesday night on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. she was the first presidential wife to be called the first lady and the first to get a college education. when she and rutherford b. hayes celebrated their anniversary in the white house, see the first of its kind project for television investigating the public and private lives of the women who served as first lady. season one begins in one week on president's day at 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> next, president obama announces his recommendation for secretary of the interior. this is 15 minutes. >> please have a seat. everybody is so formal. [laughter] well, good afternoon, everybody. ken s
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 2:15pm EST
. the civilized world faces unprecedented dangers. yet, the state of her union has never been stronger. >> it is because of our people that are future is hopeful. our journey goes forward. the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivers this year's address live on c-span at 9:00 p.m. followed by the gop response, and your reaction. christ >> eric cantor talked about the republican party's agenda. this is about 50 minutes. >> good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. i'm arthur brooks, president of the american enterprise institute. a speech "making life work." now an ordinary introduction would chronicle eric's incredible political career and talk about his numerous legislative accomplishments. but eric's career, as most of you know, is not primarily a collection of accomplishments. it's a long-term effort to make a better, fairer country for all americans. eric is someone who regularly pauses to remember the why of public policy, valuing justice for all, protecting the vulnerable and fighting against class divisions in american life. he cares about freedom and oppor
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
of president obama reading the state of the union address in spanish. >> i saw a clip here the other night of chuck schumer, dubbed in spanish. somebody said he sounded better. [laughter] >> i do not know if you know bob pastor, an assistant secretary of state, close to jimmy carter. he wrote in the l.a. times this week, saying that biometric id cards could help with the voter fraud issue, he getting out of this constant challenge in of people at polls, but also how with workplace and identification. >> i cannot speak to it for voting, because i have not looked to it yet. is in the mix. >> i always get more than a bargain for. [laughter] i wish i could say i was going to read this on the way home tonight, but i am not going home. >> it is in our proposal with respect to employee verification. there is a lot of sensitivity around this issue. the way we have designed this, there would not be a central database with people's information. the information will reside on that card, just as the intermission of your printed social security card reside on that card. this is just an electronic, frau
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
forward, and the state of your union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivers this year's address live on c-span with the programs starting at 8:00 with the president at 9:00. the state of the union tuesday night on c-span. >> secretary of state john kerry had his first meeting with the foreign meeting with john baird. after their closed door session they spoke to reporters. this is 20 minutes. >> good afternoon. it is my great pleasure to welcome foreign minister john baird here to this department. he was one of the first calls i made after i officially came into the building and started and was sworn in, and he is my first guest as foreign minister. i hope everybody understands this is meant to underscore the strength of the relationship we have, and we are grateful for it. we do not agree on the toughest issues. we begin with hockey. i played a little bit, and since i am a bruins fan, we have clashed in many ways. he, from ottawa, is a fan of the senators, and i want you to know it is the first time i ever heard anyone talk well of senators. [laughter] i am grateful for it. tod
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 12:10am EST
. the state of the union a strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivers this year poses address starting at 8:00 eastern and the president at 9:00 followed by the gop response and your reaction. instead of the unit, tuesday night and c-span, suspend radio, and his band -- cspan.org. >> the kinds of grief this woman was going through was amazing. people demonized her for that. we found out she was not crazy. mary todd was a significant percent. i hope some day we get a better view of the range of things that influenced karl life. not just the strategy. >> first lady's -- and florence and ladies. examining the public and private lives as people who served. 9:00 eastern and pacific on c- span, suspend radio, and c- span.org. >> the ceo says the uncertainty is having a bigger impact on small and medium businesses. part of a discussion on manufacturing posted by the atlantic magazine on thursday. this is just under one hour. [applause] >> thanks so much for joining us. i want to start big picture. it has been a rough couple of years for the economy. people keep referring to the tantalizing signs o
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 1:00am EST
there is good to be a saturday night live sketch of president obama reading the state of the union address in spanish. >> i saw a clip here the other night of chuck schumer, dubbed in spanish. somebody said he sounded better. >> i do not know if you know bob pastor, an assistant secretary of state, close to jimmy carter. he wrote in the l.a. times this week, saying that biometric id cards could help with the voter fraud issue, he getting out of this constant challenge in of people at polls, but also how with workplace and identification. >> i cannot speak to it for voting, because i have not looked to it yet. is in the mix. >> i always get more than a bargain for. i wish i could say i was going to read this on the way home tonight, but i am not going home. >> it is in our proposal with respect to employee verification. there is a lot of sensitivity around this issue. the way we have designed this, there would not be a central database with people's information. the information will reside on that card, just as the intermission of your printed social security card reside on that card. this
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
goes forward, and the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivers this year's address live on c-span with our preview program starting at 8:00 p.m. and the president at 9:00, followed by the gop response and reaction. the state of the union, tuesday night, and c-span, c-span radio, and seized on the torque -- c-span.org. >> he sends them in. he gets the money. the published only six. he summons the editor and says, and wrote the ten and published six. what is the editor said? we paid you. that is the standard answer. coolidge said, well, maybe the columns were not good enough. -- columns you did not print why would he give back the money in the context of $20,000? that was his business lesson, philosophy wesson, because you wanted to business with the other party again. he wanted to be a good citizen. i admired that. >> amity shles traces "coolidge" a."cspan's "q + >> john kerry met with the canadian foreign minister today. they spoke about foreign relations, iran's and a clear program, and the keystone -- nuclear program, and the keystone xl piepline. -- pip
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
is hopeful and our journey goes forward. the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivering this year's address live on c-span with the preview program starting at 8:00 p.m. eastern and the president at 9:00 followed by the gop response and your reaction. tuesday night on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> the chairman of the senate armed services committee has scheduled a vote on chuck kindle's nomination to be defense secretary. senator carl levin says he tends to look after committee discussion. senator lindsay grahm said he would hold up the nomination until they get more information from the obama administration about the benghazi consulate attack. the defense department held a farewell ceremony for outgoing defense secretary leon panetta on friday in fort myer, va.. he will remain in office until the senate confirms his successor. ♪ [applause] >> prepare for review. ♪ doodle dandy"] ♪ >> please stand for the playing of the united states's national anthem. >> present. >> present. >> present arms. >> present arms. star-spangled banner"] ♪ >> plea
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 9:00am EST
is hopeful, our journey goes forward, and the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivers this year's address live on c-span. a reprieve -- preview program starts at 8:00 p.m. eastern, the president at 9:00, followed by gop response and reaction. tuesday night on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. >> the old north church is ballston's most historic -- most visited historic site -- visit hisost historic side. what they did not realize is in fact what actually did in april of 1775 is still a genuine historical mystery. we have very few records about what actually occurred on the night that paul revere's plan got carried out in this very church. we know from mr. paul revere himself there was a plan and it had been set up ahead of time with members of the charlestown militias across the way. set up on sunday. what we do not know is who actually helped him carry of that plan. >> the mystery of ballston's old north church of lamp hangers on american art if it -- boston's old north church lance hangers on american artifacts, c-span 3. "washington journal" continues. ho
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
journey goes forward. and the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama deliver as of this year's address live on c-span. with our preview program starting at 8:00 p.m. eastern and the president at 9:00, followed by the gop response and your reaction. tuesday night on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> first lady helen taft on discussing politics. but i always had the satisfaction knowing almost as much as he about the intricacies of an assiduous in. i think any woman can discuss with the -- with their husband national interest. i became phil yet -- familiar with more than politics. >> helen taft, whose husband, william howard taft, was the only man to serve as president and supreme court justice. one of the women who served as first lady in the new original series "first ladies -- influence and image." their public and private lives, influence on the public. but despite the white house historical sketch which. season one begins president's day, february 18, 9:00 eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> "washington journal" continues.
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 9:15pm EST
, our journey goes forward. and the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama delivers this year's address live on c-span. with our preview program starting at 8:00 p.m. eastern and the president at 9:00. followed by the g.o.p. response and your reaction. the state of the union. tuesday night on c-span. c-span radio and cespn.org. historian on mary fod lincoln. >> three her four children die. one in the white house and one after her husband's asars nation sitting next to her at the theater. the kinds of grief this woman was going through, amazing. but folks demonized her for that and thought she was crazy. well, we found out she wasn't crazy. but mary todd was a very significant person. and i hope someday we get a better view of the range of things that influenced her life. not just the tragedy. >> c-span's new series, first ladies, influence and image. a first of its kind project for television, comprg the public and private lives of the women who served as first lady. season one begins in just over a week. on presidents' day, february 18, at 9:00 p.m. eastern and paci
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
and on facebook. speaking at a meeting of house democrats, president obama previewed the state of union speech for tuesday. it focuses on energy proposals and immigration and proposals to reduce gun violence. this is 20 min. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. fired up? let me just say to all of the leaders gathered here today, because we are here as leaders for the 310 million americans who cannot be in washington every day to cast votes, to change this country for the better. they have asked us, they have given us the privilege to do that for them. we're hear, minds focused, sleeves rolled up, because we know we have work to do. we know we need to have a leader of this country who is ready to get to work. my friends, i don't think there is any doubt in november, the american people decided they knew who they wanted to be their leader for the next four years. [cheers and applause] we are very pleased that today we convey a message to our president, barack obama that we are ready to work. we see what it means to work. under the leadership of our leader and then speaker nancy pelosi we work wit
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
night, president obama delivering his fourth state of the union address to a joint session of congress. it includes the president's speech at 9:00 and the republican response from florida senator marco rubio. that will be on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org >> first lady helen taft on discussing politics. >> i always had the satisfaction of knowing almost as much as he about the politics and intricacies of any situation. i think any woman can discuss with her husband topics of national interest. i became familiar with more than politics. it involve real statesmanship. >> helen taft, whose husband william howard taft, was the only man to serve as president and supreme court chief justice. she is one of the women who served as first lady in c-span's no original series, "first ladies: influence and image." produced with the white house historical association, season one begins presidents' day, february 18, at 9:00 p.m. eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> al jazeera has a new u.s.- based news channel. we will take a look at its history and mission from today
CSPAN
Feb 10, 2013 7:00am EST
of the president's state of the union on tuesday. on that front, what will we hear it -- what will we hear from president obama? guest: the president will in a sense, up from where he left off in his inaugural address, not just focusing so much on the social issues that he discussed at great length and with great explicitness, could take that on the economics front, concerning job creation, about selling the issue of sequestration, realizing that that still remains a chief concern. he talked about that on thursday when he spoke to house democrats. he said basically, does this policy makes sense? will everybody involved in getting their fair share and at doing their fair share to advance the nation's economy? picking up on his approach, the balanced approach, he expects to drive that home. republicans had been digging in their heels when it comes to the automatic budget cuts on march the first. he has the bully pulpit on tuesday night. we will see whether or not he tries to put that in congress kos lap. and economic issues, it will dominate. there'll be a discussion on a gun control. he will inv
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
the entire hearing at 8:00 p.m. we're going to take you to president obama speaking to democrats in leesburg, virginia. we're getting a preview to the state of the union for next week he talked about gun control and immigration. it is about 20 minutes. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. fired up? let me just say to all of the leaders gathered here today, because we are here as leaders for the 310 million americans who cannot be in washington every day to cast votes, to change this country for the better. they have asked us, they have given us the privilege to do that for them. we're hear, minds focused, sleeves rolled up, because we know we have work to do. we know we need to have a leader of this country who is ready to get to work. my friends, i don't think there is any doubt in november, the american people decided they knew who they wanted to be their leader for the next four years. [cheers and applause] we are very pleased that today we convey a message to our president, barack obama that we are ready to work. we see what it means to work. under the leadership of our leader and then sp
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
to overhaul immigration regulations with the hope that organizing immigrant workers can increase unions shrinking ranks. the afl-cio president richard trumka and other labor leaders are set to meet with president obama and other members of the administration. the subject of immigration also the focus of a hearing on capitol hill this morning. at 10:15 a.m. eastern time, the house judiciary committee meets for testimony on the issue. you can hear it live on c-span radio or watch it live on c- span3. >> the single thing that calvin coolidge did is when he left office, the budget was lower than when he came in. that is the story for us now. >> how did he do that? >> the economy grew a lot, maybe 3% sometime. unemployment was below 5%. the budget was balanced due to his own parsimony. how did he help the budget to keep going lower and how did that the budget a lot? he got the government out of the way of the economy. >> amity shlaes traces the presidency of calvin coolidge. host: abdul mujeeb khalvatgar is the executive director of the nai media institute in afghanistan. let's begin with yo
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